Major Thomas Dry Howie

Major Thomas Dry Howie (HM691)

Location: Abbeville, SC 29620 Abbeville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 10.668', W 82° 22.728'

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Commander, 2nd Battalion, 116th Infantry, 29th Division U.S. Army

— 1908-1944 —

Abbeville honors herself in
honoring her son
The Major of St. Lo.
He fell during the liberation of Normandy and was taken by his troops into St. Lo. His flag-draped body was enshrined in the ruins of Ste. Croix Church and was saluted by his passing soldiers.

Buried in St. Lauren Military Cemetery

Dead in France · Deathless in Fame
HM NumberHM691
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 11:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 372932 N 3782729
Decimal Degrees34.17780000, -82.37880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.668', W 82° 22.728'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 40.08" N, 82° 22' 43.68" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14-98 S Main St, Abbeville SC 29620, US
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